Welcome to the New York City Department of Education Guidance Portal, dedicated to the sharing of resources for school counselors, social workers, SAPIS, partner professionals and school community members supporting student success! We thank you for visiting the Guidance Portal regularly.
Office of Guidance and School Counseling
The Office of Guidance and School Counseling (OGSC)
builds the capacity of school counselors in New York City to positively impact students' academic success, social emotional development, and post-secondary planning. Guided by the standards of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
, New York State Learning Standards
, and Common Core Learning Standards
, school counselors deliver a comprehensive program, which supports all students to be effective learners and contributing members of the school community.
AnnouncementsChancellor's Address to School Counselors
Chancellor Carmen Fariña greatly values the work of school counselors and school social workers. The Chancellor delivered an address to school counselors and school social workers on August 26, 2014.
Watch the video.
Participants explored counseling strategies for meeting the NYC Department of Education's vision. Please see the NYC DOE Capacity Framework for Great Schools for additional information.
Additional announcements including important information from the Office of Student Enrollment are available here.
Counselor Connections newsletter
Comprehensive School Counseling
School counselors are a unique group of educators who collaborate with all members of the school community to provide comprehensive support services with the goal of positively impacting the academic achievement, postsecondary preparedness, and personal-social development of New York City public school students.
American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
We are continually updating the Guidance Portal and welcome suggestions for improvement! Please e-mail comments, questions, and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.